Inspector Vendette Parker, sub-commander for the MPD Fourth District, is kicking off a new public outreach campaign this week called "I Wish U Knew." This campaign is designed to offer local residents the opportunity to tell Inspector Parker what you wish she knew about any issue affecting you, the community and MPD. It's an off-shoot of Mayor Bowser's #IWishUKnew campaign, and was Inspector Parker's idea on how to reach out to and engage with the community.
This will be a weekly series of meetings outdoors in public spaces, where pedestrians can easily come up and talk to MPD. Inspector Parker will be setting up a tent at the Georgia Avenue Metro this Wednesday, June 3rd at 6:00pm to 7:30pm. She's asking for residents to come by, meet her and some fellow officers and share your thoughts, concerns, complaints and compliments. The next meetings will take place in Mt. Pleasant and Riggs-Park. Inspector Parker will announce other locations in the weeks ahead.
They're suggesting you use use hashtags #iwishuknew and tweet to @dcpolicedept on social media.
Inspector Parker has an impressive background with MPD, serving for more than 21 years across DC in all 7 police districts. Read her MPD bio here, and if you can, stop by to talk and meet Inspector Parker.